High profile unsolved West Cork murder taken on by 'Chernobyl' producers

High profile unsolved West Cork murder taken on by 'Chernobyl' producers

Sister Productions, which is an independent studio, founded by Elisabeth Murdoch, Stacey Snider and Jane Featherstone, has committed to adapting the hit Audible podcast “West Cork.” 

The production team behind the hit HBO/Sky creation 'Chernobyl' are turning their attention to the unsolved murder of Sophie Toscan Du Plantier.

The independent studio Sister Productions has committed to adapting the hit Audible podcast “West Cork.” 

“West Cork” is the creation of Sam Bungey and Jennifer Forde, and looks at the 1996 murder of French film producer Sophie Toscan du Plantier close to the West Cork town of Schull.

The Sister productions portrayal will be the third such project to focus on the unsolved case. 

Sky has a Jim Sheridan directed piece called “Murder at the cottage” in the works and Lightbox also has a project in the pipeline for Netflix.

“West Cork” was the number one best selling non-fiction podcast on Audible's top 10 list for seven weeks, remaining in the top ten for a total of 12 weeks.

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